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COVID-19: Health Minister Reveals Side Effect Of Vaccine




Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has revealed the side effect of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

According to him, the vaccine has mild side effects.

He revealed this in a statement during a vaccination exercise at the presidential villa on Saturday, March 6.

Minister of health reveals side effect of COVID-19 vaccine

Ehanire explained that while the administration of the vaccine is expected to be painless, some vaccinated people may experience small pains.

The minister said: “The process itself is simple. We are using a narrow gauge syringe, which will be very painless and it is a small quantity that is injected into the muscle of your upper arm.

“The after effect, as we know so far are mild. There can be a small pain in the area where it was injected.”

Ehanire disclosed that a small percentage of people can feel a little bit of discomfort after receiving the jab. However,  he stated that there are no severe adverse effects associated with this vaccine.

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